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VNA Offers Tips on Avoiding West Nile Virus

mosquito300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has issued some tips for avoiding West Nile Virus.  They say when taking precautions, you should remember the “four Ds”…Drain, Dusk and dawn, DEET and Dress.  Drain standing water around the house weekly since that’s where mosquitoes lay eggs. Be sure Continue reading

Sweetwater County Bomb Squad Responds to Mosquito Trap

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A suspicious object reported to the Sweetwater Bomb Squad yesterday turned out to be a mosquito trap.  Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said security personnel at the Jim Bridger Power Plant near Point of Rocks notified the Sheriff’s Office at around midnight Continue reading